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Fall Outer Banks Photography Workshop – North Carolina


November 9th – 12th, 2017

Join us this Summer with instructors Tommy White and Mark VanDyke, as we explore the beautiful coastline of the Outer Banks in North Carolina. For three days, we will visit numerous breath-taking locations up and down the region, exploring sandy beaches, rippled dunes, brave old fishing piers, and majestic lighthouses.

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We will be using meeting space at the Comfort Inn On the Ocean in Kill Devil Hills. A block of rooms is available to our group at a good discount with options for street and ocean views.  Lodging is not included with tuition. Please contact the hotel directly and mention Mountains to Sea Workshops to get the discount.

Comfort Inn On the Ocean

Phone Number: 252-441-6333
1601 S Virginia Dare Trail
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948

If you choose to acquire lodging elsewhere please note that we will be meeting at this location daily. If you are a solo participant and would like to share a room, let us know and we will do our best to accomodate you.

Avalon Pier Sunrise

Avalon Pier Sunrise

What to Bring

  • Camera and Lenses
  • Tripod
  • Appropriate shoes (hiking boots, water shoes, sandals)
  • Sunscreen and bug spray
  • Sunglasses and a hat
  • Water – it will be hot
  • Laptop / editing software (optional)
  • An adventurous spirit

Recommended Equipment

  • Ultra-wide to wide angle lens
  • Macro lens
  • Mid-range zoom lens
  • Telephoto lens
  • Filters & Accessories





Getting to the workshop

The Outer Banks is as far east as you can go without getting wet. With that simple truth in your back pocket, locate the direction you’re coming from below and read our easy-to-follow instructions. Once you get to the Outer Banks head to the Comfort Inn On the Ocean in Kill Devil Hills (1601 S Virginia Dare Trai, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948). This will be our basecamp for the entire workshop.

Outer Banks Photography Workshop

Pamlico Sound Sunset

From the Norfolk International Airport to The Outer Banks
Start out going Southwest. Turn RIGHT toward I-64/Airport Exit. Turn LEFT onto NORVIEW AVE. Merge onto I-64/HAMPTON ROADS BELT toward VA BEACH/CHESAPEAKE. Merge onto I-464 S/US-17 S/MARTIN LUTHER KING JR MEMORIAL HWY via EXIT 291B toward VA-104 S/ELIZABETH CITY/US-17 S/DOMINION BLVD/VA-168 S. Merge onto VA-168 S via the exit on the LEFT toward NAGS HEAD/MANTEO (Portions toll). VA-168 S becomes US-158 S.

From the North
Follow I-95 South to Richmond, VA. Take I-64 East toward Norfolk/Virginia Beach, Va. Take I-64 or I-664 to Chesapeake, Va. From I-64, take Exit 291B to Route 168, the Chesapeake Expressway.* Once in North Carolina, Route 168 turns into US-158 East. Follow this road to The Outer Banks. *Chesapeake Expressway is a toll-road with new rates that took effect May 1, 2011. EZPass and SmartTag accepted.

Avoiding Toll Charges on Route 168 (Chesapeake Expressway), take exit 8B off of Route 168 South (Hillcrest Parkway Exit), turn right at second traffic light (near Wawa) on to Battlefield Blvd. (Route 168 South Business).

A Scenic Drive From North
Get off I-64 at Hampton, Va. Go South on I-664 through Monitor-Merrimack Memorial Bridge-Tunnel. Take I-64 toward Norfolk/Virginia Beach; then go south on US-17 at Deep Creek, Va. to South Mills, NC. Follow NC-343 south to US-158 South to The Outer Banks.

From The West
Via I-95 or I-85 into North Carolina. Take US-64 East toward Rocky Mount. Follow US-64 East through Williamston and Plymouth, NC. From Plymouth, NC keep going east to Roanoke Island and The Outer Banks.

From The South
Take I-95 to Rocky Mount, NC. Take US-64 East toward Rocky Mount. Follow US-64 east through Williamston and Plymouth, NC. From Plymouth, NC keep going east to Roanoke Island and The Outer Banks.



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Payment Policy: You are required to make the minimum deposit to hold your spot. Full payment of the workshop tuition is required within 60 days of the workshop start date, otherwise you risk forfeiting your deposit and opening your space to another individual.

Cancellation Policy:  Cancellations made more than 60 days before the event date may choose to reschedule for another workshop date or request a refund minus a 20% admin fee. Cancellations made less than 60 days before the event date are only eligible for rescheduling or a refund if the opening can be rebooked.

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